California contains 109 schools that offer child development programs. Mills College, the highest-ranking child development school in CA, has a total student population of 1,501 and is the 303rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 109 child development schools in California, only 39 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Whittier College comes out as the most expensive ($26,969/yr), with Mt San Antonio College as the lowest recorded at only $2,897/yr.
Child Development students from California schools who go on to become child development specialists, child psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 277,670 people working as child, family, and school social workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $43,540. Also, Preschool teachers make on average $27,450 per year and there are about 389,660 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the California alone, there are 49,100 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $30,500. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $50,340/yr and there are 23,920 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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